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July 29, 2020

 
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MMA Joins With ActionPPE To Help Maine Physicians

The Maine Medical Association established a working relationship this week with ActionPPE.org to allow MMA members to now order PPE SUPPLIES for the safety of your patients, your staff and communities!!

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MMA Meets With Congressional Delegation & Maine DHHS

Maine Medical Association advocacy staff and leadership continues to meet regularly with member of Maine’s congressional delegation and state leaders at DHHS to discuss pandemic issues associated with lack of personal protective equipment (PPE), testing supplies, and financial assistance due to the extreme business impact that COVID-19 has had on independent physician practices.

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Immunization Clinics for Children to be Offered Throughout Maine

The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention (MaineCDC) announced late last week, they will be offering a series of free"catch up" immunization clinics to help parents ensure that their children are up-to-date on required vaccinations.

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DHHS Issues RFI to Promote Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Maine DHHS seeks to improve equitable outcomes from its health and human services programs. The Department this week issued a Request for Information (RFI) to gather public input on the Department’s organization, grant and contracting processes, and engagement with the diverse communities in Maine.


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Maine Board of Licensure in Medicine Summer Newsletter

The Maine Board of Licensure in Medicine has issued its Summer Newsletter which can be found here.

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Maine Health Alert Network: Changes to U.S. CDC COVID-19 Guidance

Accumulating evidence supports ending isolation and precautions for persons with COVID-19 using a Symptom-Based Strategy. 

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CMS Extends Federal Public Health Emergency Declaration

As anticipated, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar extended for an additional 90 days the current COVID-19 public health emergency, which was set to expire on July 25. 

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Repayment of Accelerated and Advance Payments (AAP) for Part B Providers Begins July 27

From National Government Services (NGS): Did you know that the repayment period for the relief funds advanced payment begins 120 days after a provider received the payment?

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New AMA Report Shows 37% Decline in Opioid Prescribing but an Evolving and Deadlier Overdose Epidemic

The newly released AMA Opioid Task Force report shows a dramatic increase in fatalities involving illicit opioids, stimulants (e.g., methamphetamine), heroin and cocaine and a similarly dramatic drop in the use of prescription opioids. Illicit drugs are now the dominant reason why drug overdoses kill more than 70,000 people each year, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Mary Cushman Award for Humanitarian Service - Nominations due by Friday, July 31

The award is presented each year by the Maine Medical Association to recognize the humanitarian service of medical volunteers who serve in Maine, the US or abroad.  Nominations for the 2020 award are due by Friday, July 31.

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A Message from Maine Responds

We appreciate all of the offers coming in to assist in Maine CDC's COVID-19 response.  By registering with Maine Responds, you will join our listing of volunteers against which we search for any emergent volunteer workforce needs. Read on for the details of joining both Maine Responds, and our more involved volunteer opportunities through Maine Medical Reserve Corps - members of both start with the same first step: register at maineresponds.org.

 
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Complete the 2020 Census Today

Responses to the 2020 Census will inform funding for clinics, Medicare, the Children's Health Insurance Program, and other health care assistance programs.

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MAINE LEGISLATURE

Maine Primary Election Results

Maine’s Primary Election occurred this week.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Upcoming Specialty Society Meetings

Below you will find an on-going list of Upcoming Specialty Society Meetings. Any questions should be referred to the contact person listed for each specialty.

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MPHA COVID-19 Coffee Conversations Fridays from 10am-11am

Join MPHA every Friday from 10am - 11am for their COVID-19 Coffee Conversations. Each week they will be joined by a guest speaker who will share their experiences and expertise.


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NGS Webinar August 13, 10:30-11:30am ET

Visit www.ngsmedicare.com Education for information about upcoming National Government Services webinars, including a webinar on COVID-19 Medicare Part B Advanced Payment, Repayment and Recoupment Process on August 13. Read More


Maine Suicide Prevention Program Training Opportunities

MMA partners with the Maine Suicide Prevention Program to offer training for clinicians, including Suicide Prevention and Management Training for Healthcare Professionals.

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HEALTHCARE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Family Medicine Physician at Greater Portland Health

We are expanding our team of physicians in the Greater Portland, Maine community.  This is a fabulous opportunity to work with an exceptional clinical team supporting our mission to provide high quality patient-centered healthcare that is accessible, affordable and culturally sensitive.
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Physician MD/DO - Islands Community Medical Services, Inc. - Vinalhaven, Maine

Practice medicine the way you always imagined, seeing to the needs of your patients, friends and neighbors from the age of a few days old to over 100 years old. Are you comfortable with Pediatrics, Family Medicine, Urgent and Emergent Care in a somewhat remote setting? We would like to talk to you.
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Family Medicine Outpatient Physician

Maine Medical Partners Westbrook Primary Care is seeking a BC/BE Family Medicine physician for their well-established outpatient practice located in the greater Portland, Maine area.
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Physician - Nasson Health Care

Nasson Health Care is seeking a qualified clinical leader to work collaboratively with a team of health and administrative professionals to provide comprehensive primary care to patients while utilizing the Patient-Centered Medical Home model of care delivery. 
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Nurse Practitioner - Nasson Health Care

Nasson Health Care is seeking a qualified Nurse Practitioner to work collaboratively with a team of health and administrative professionals to provide comprehensive primary care to patients while utilizing the Patient-Centered Medical Home model of care delivery. 
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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner - Nasson Health Care

Nasson Health Care is seeking a qualified Nurse Practitioner to work collaboratively with a team of health and administrative professionals to provide comprehensive primary care to patients while utilizing the Patient-Centered Medical Home model of care delivery. 
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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Opportunities at the VA for Volunteer Physicians

Take advantage of this opportunity with the Veterans' Administration to thank our veterans in a concrete way for their service and their sacrifices. Read More


Volunteer Opportunity with Partners for World Health - Portland, ME

Partners for World Health has a great need for advice from certain medical professionals on how to sort and package the vast amount of supplies received, for shipping and use in destination countries. Read More


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